SoftNAS® on Microsoft Azure

Build your next great solution on Azure with SoftNAS performance and cost savings data management

SoftNAS® on Microsoft Azure

Build your next great solution on Azure with SoftNAS performance and cost savings data management 

Why SoftNAS on Azure?

SoftNAS offers Azure customers an enterprise ready NAS capable of managing your fast-growing data storage challenges. Dedicated features from SoftNAS deliver significant cost savings, high availability, lift and shift data migration, and a variety of security protection.

SoftNAS has proven itself over the past 7 years on the Azure platform.

    A modern approach to cloud NAS in the Azure Marketplace

    Microsoft’s Christine Alford talks about how the modern, cloud-native Buurst SoftNAS addressed requirements for one customer.

    Expand Azure Storage Efficiency with SoftNAS

     SoftNAS provides enterprise-level cloud NAS featuring data performance, security, high availability (HA), and support for the most extensive set of storage protocols in the industry: NFS, CIFS/SMB-AD, iSCSI.

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    Cost Management

    Save 30-80% by reducing amount of data to store  

    • Enable Block Storage  
    • Data Deduplication & Compression 
    • SmartTiers (Fast to Slow Block Storage)  
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    Increase data performance without expanding storage required  

    • Multiple Storage Types 
    • Striping Disk 
    • Private Storage  
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      Control & Security

      Supporting major protocols including iSCSI, CIFs/SMB, and NFS 

      • Snapshots and Rollbacks 
      • 2-Factor Authentication  
      • Large-scale Windows Filer & NFS Server  

      SoftNAS designed to support a variety of market verticals, use cases, and workload types. Increasingly, SoftNAS deployed on the Azure platform to enable block and file storage services through Common Internet File System (CIFS), NFS, AFP, and iSCSI. 

      SoftNAS is a software-defined NAS delivered as a virtual appliance running within Azure Computing Service. It provides NAS capabilities suitable for the enterprise, including high availability utilizing Azure availability sets with automatic failover in the Azure cloud. SoftNAS runs within your Microsoft Azure account, offers business-critical data protection required for non-stop operation of applications, websites, and IT infrastructure. 

      SoftNAS on Azure:
      5 Minute Demo
      Watch the SoftNAS on Azure Demo
      (captions available in English, Chinese (simplified), Spanish (Latin), and Portuguese (Brazilian))

      Deploy SoftNAS on Azure

      Get started today on the Azure Marketplace taking advantage of our Installation Guide and Tutorial Video Series. 

      Azure Marketplace  

      Try SoftNAS directly from the Azure Marketplace.  

      SoftNAS on Azure Installation Guide

      Step by step instructions to setup a POC and configure in your Azure environment

      SoftNAS on Azure Tutorial Videos

      Watch step by step instructional videos to deploy a SoftNAS instance on Azure